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Cocteau, Jean 1889-1963; Fr. poet, novelist, playwright, and film writer and director
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, Jean 1889-1963.
French author and filmmaker who worked in nearly every artistic medium but is best known for the novel Les Enfants Terrible (1929), the play The Infernal Machine (1934), and the film Beauty and the Beast (1945).